AnAge entry for Cetorhinus maximus

Classification (HAGRID: 02272)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Chondrichthyes (Taxon entry)
            Order: Lamniformes
                Family: Cetorhinidae
                    Genus: Cetorhinus
Species
Cetorhinus maximus
Common name
Basking shark
Synonyms
Squalus maximus

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
32 years (wild)
Source
ref. 1
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations
No observations are presently available

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
4,197 days
Male sexual maturity
2,920 days
Adult weight
2,200,000 g

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 159907
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 57982
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